Brian Stokes Mitchell, who earned the 2000 Tony for Best Actor in a Musical for Kiss Me, Kate, and was also honored with an Isabelle Stevenson Award from the Tonys for his work with The Actors Fund, celebrates his birthday October 31.
Mitchell gave Tony-nominated performances in Man of La Mancha, August Wilson’s King Hedley II, and Ragtime. Other notable Broadway shows include Kiss of the Spider Woman, Jelly’s Last Jam, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Shuffle Along, and Oh, Kay!.
Flip through photos of his career highlights below:
From Ragtime to Shuffle Along: Celebrating Brian Stokes Mitchell's Greatest Stage Roles
Mitchell has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 3–13, also featuring Rachel Bay Jones, Julia Murney, Christopher Fitzgerald, Laura Osnes, Marc Kudisch, Brandon Uranowitz, and Seth Rudetsky.
Tickets are also now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, Carmen Cusack, and Sierra Boggess. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.